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The A to Z of Feminism
978-0-8108-5546-5 • Paperback
March 2006 • $34.45 • (£21.95)
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Pages: 412
Size: 5 3/4 x 8 3/4
By Janet K. Boles and Diane Long Hoeveler
Series: The A to Z Guide Series
 
Social Science | Feminism & Feminist Theory
Scarecrow Press
Over 150 entries of the second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Feminism (2004) have been updated, corrected, or revised for The A to Z of Feminism. Furthermore, several new entries and additional cross-references have also been added, and the chronology of feminism now extends through 2005. This paperback edition has a short bibliography of classic and contemporary materials for use by students and the general public. The dictionary, which contains several hundred cross-referenced entries on persons, organizations, key terms, canonical publications, public policies, and campaigns, addresses feminism as both a social movement and a political theory in all nations and periods.
Janet K. Boles is a professor of political science at Marquette University where she teaches courses on women and public polic, perspectives on women in scoiety, and the politics of race, ethnicity, and gender.

Diane Long Hoeveler is a professor of English at Marquette University where she teaches courses on Romanticism: Race, Class, and Gender; the Female Gothic; and Literature and Psychology.
Part 1 Acknowledgments
Part 2 Acronyms and Abbreviations
Part 3 Chronology
Part 4 Introduction
Part 5 THE DICTIONARY
Part 6 Bibliography
Part 7 About the Authors
The entries provide an abundance of basic information...a useful addition...
American Reference Books Annual, March 2008


This is a revised edition of The Historical Dictionary of Feminism, 2d ed. published in 2004. Some 1,000 concise entries describe significant people, organizations, campaigns, court cases, and achievements thoughout the history of the feminist movement and across the globe. More than 150 entries are new or revised, and the chronology has been updated through 2005. A lengthy introduction discusses the origins and development of the movement and modern and international feminism.
Reference and Research Book News, August 2006


 
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